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PARENTS OF MINORS FACE CURFEW CHARGES

The Iloilo City Government through the Task Force on Moral and Values Formation (TFMVF) urged parents to exercise their parental authority over their minor children or else face charges for curfew violations.

From January until March 21 this year, the TFMVF has filed cases against three parents of minors who violated three times the 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew ordinance.

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SWEDISH ENVOY VOWS ILOILO CITY TIES

The Swedish Ambassador to the Philippines committed to strengthen the relationship of Iloilo City and Sweden through partnerships in various fields.

His Excellency Harald Fries, together with his Ilongga wife, Susan Batungbacal-Fries, visited City Hall March 22, and signified strong partnerships in terms of student exchange program, tourism, business, and job opportunities.

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CITY COMELEC SETS POSTER AREAS

The Iloilo City Commission on Elections (Comelec) has designated common poster areas per district where campaign materials of national, party-lists, and local candidates will only be displayed in line with the May 13 midterm elections.

The common poster areas are at Plaza Libertad facing J.M. Basa Street for City Proper; Rizal Street facing Iloilo Supermart and Arevalo Police Station, beside Arevalo Gymnasium for Arevalo district; Jaro Plaza facing Ledi Supermarket and Andok’s Chicken for Jaro district; La Paz Plaza along Huervana Street and La Paz Police Station for La Paz district; in front of Jalandoni Memorial Elementary School, Abanilla Street for Lapuz district; Mandurriao Plaza facing 7-11 Convenience Store, Oñate for Mandurriao district; and Molo Plaza facing Molo Caltex Station and The Mansion on Locsin Street in Molo district. Continue reading CITY COMELEC SETS POSTER AREAS

ILOILO CITY REP WINS REG’L CIVIL REG TILT

An employee of Iloilo City Government was declared champion in the Regional Civil Registration Quiz Bee of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Western Visayas in line with the celebration Civil Registration Month in February.

Marivel Gargalicana, Registration Officer II of City Civil Registry Office (CCRO), bested 11 other representatives from local government units in Region 6 in the quiz bee held at PSA regional office here March 1. Continue reading ILOILO CITY REP WINS REG’L CIVIL REG TILT

Tribu Ilonganon of Jalandoni Memorial National High School (JMNHS) bagged the grand prize in Dagyang tribes dance competition in this year’s 51st Iloilo Dinagyang Festival Jan. 27.

It bested seven other competing tribes in performances staged in five judging areas around the metropolis.

Tribu Ilonganon received P300,000 and trophy. They were also awarded Best in Choreography with P15,000 prize; and Best Choreographer and Best in Discipline with P10,000 each. Continue reading Tribu Ilonganon of Jalandoni Memorial National High School (JMNHS) bagged the grand prize in Dagyang tribes dance competition in this year’s 51st Iloilo Dinagyang Festival Jan. 27.

GUIMARAS WINS KASADYAHAN FEST 2019

The island-province of Guimaras won as champion in this year’s Fiesta Pilipinas: Kasadyahan Regional Cultural Competition Jan. 26 as one of the highlights of 51st Iloilo Dinagyang Festival.

Hubon Guimarasnon sang Manggahan Festival received P275,000 and trophy after besting nine other groups during performances staged in five judging areas around the metropolis.

It also bagged four minor awards including Best in Choreography, Best Choreographer, Best in Performance, and Best Costume, and received P15,000 each. Continue reading GUIMARAS WINS KASADYAHAN FEST 2019